January 6, 2009 10:00 pm
Mike heads to Pennsylvania and tries his hand at making bologna and then goes to Alaska to repair a very special toilet.
January 13, 2009 10:00 pm
Mike travels to Ohio to check on the Common Tern population and then he finds himself in Northern California plugging an abandoned mineshaft.
January 20, 2009 10:00 pm
Mike takes a trip to the La Brea Tar Pits in Los Angeles to find out about the important work being done in Pit 91. Then Mike travels north where he learns about rendering and discovers how much of a farm animal can be recycled.
January 27, 2009 10:00 pm
Mike heads to Meridian, California to find out what it takes to harvest walnuts. Then he spends some time in Tulelake where he learns how to make goose down pillows and comforters.
February 3, 2009 10:00 pm
Mike journeys to Queen Creek, Arizona to press olives into oil and then heads to Sacramento, California to clean dirty diapers.
February 10, 2009 10:00 pm
Mike ventures to Payette, Idaho to learn how to make high quality bird food. Then he heads to Yarnell, Arizona to collect spiders from the desert to milk them for their venom.
February 17, 2009 10:00 pm
Mike heads to MotivePower in Boise, Idaho to build and restore locomotives for his 200th dirty job.
February 24, 2009 10:00 pm
Mike takes a look back at his previous jobs, toughest co-workers, and his ongoing encounters with dirt and poo. With additional footage from "Skull Cleaner" and "Turkey Inseminator"
March 3, 2009 10:00 pm
Mike takes the day off to get a physical examination, leaving Executive Producers Eddie Barbini and Craig Piligian to host the show: servicing porta-potties and making custom-fabricated alloy wheels for Boyd Coddington Wheels
April 12, 2009 10:00 pm
Breeding and training Alaskan Huskies as sled dogs with Martin Buser; revisit of dirty jobs in Alaska: Bird ringing common terns and Canadian geese ("Abandoned Mine Plugger"), fishing and processing of fish ("Floating Fish Factory"), cleaning up diesel spill in Dutch Harbor, Alaska ("Ice Salvage Crew"), incinerating toilet cleaner ("Bologna Maker"). The mail bag portion was taped at the Soo Locks on the floor of the MacArthur Lock in front of the upstream bulkheads.
October 6, 2009 10:00 pm
Mike finds out what happens to old mattresses after people throw them out.
October 13, 2009 10:00 pm
High-rise window washer, viewer mail: brine tank cleaner (Shark Reef at Mandalay Bay)
October 20, 2009 10:00 pm
Toilet Crusher & alligator snapping turtle researcher
October 27, 2009 10:00 pm
Mike works at the country's only Dromedary camel dairy.
November 3, 2009 10:00 pm
Mike recycles computers before heading to Hawaii to make tofu.
November 10, 2009 10:00 pm
Mike goes to Jonesboro, Arkansas to perform dung beetle research. Then he heads to Williamstown, West Virginia to try his hand at making glass art.
November 17, 2009 10:00 pm
Mike journeys to Wenatchee, Washington to help maintain a hydroelectric dam. Then he explores a fish bypass system where he catches and tags fish and winds up wading through a pool of fish poop.
November 24, 2009 10:00 pm
Mike reflects back on his more hazardous apprenticeships and makes a case for safety.
December 1, 2009 10:00 pm
Mike goes to Kentucky to try his hand at shrink-wrapping a houseboat. Then he heads off to Palmer, Alaska to spend a day working at a reindeer farm.
December 8, 2009 10:00 pm
Mike goes to Hawaii to learn how to make dirt shirts at The Original Dirt Shirt Company. Then he heads off to Reno, Ohio to learn how to make marbles.
December 15, 2009 10:00 pm
Mike becomes a specialty fireworks technician in Addison, Pa. and then helps examine a cow with a hole in its stomach at Arkansas State University.
December 22, 2009 10:00 pm
Mike goes to Florida to harvest clams at the Alligator Harbor Aquatic Preserve and later attempt to worm-grunt in the Apalachicola National Forest.
December 29, 2009 10:00 pm
Mike travels to San Francisco to participate in the messy process of paint bulking. Then he heads to Wagner's Sugar Camp in Pennsylvania to spend the day making delicious maple syrup the old-fashioned way.